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Old Times on the Mississippi [Installment VI] by Mark Twain - Paperback - First - 1875 - from Books Northwest (SKU: 2006)

Old Times on the Mississippi [Installment VI]

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Old Times on the Mississippi [Installment VI]: The Atlantic Monthly June 1875

by Mark Twain

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Atlantic Monthly, Vol. XXV. --June, 1875.--No. CCXII. Front cover missing, foxing on edges but not on text block, spine missing pieces on top and bottom. Installment VI of Twain's "Old Times on the Mississippi," (pp 721-730) Twain renamed the book"Life on the Mississippi" and it was published in 1883. This excerpt is ten pages long and subtitled OFFICIAL RANK AND DIGNITY OF A PILOT. THE RISE AND DECADENCE OF THE PILOTS' ASSOCIATION. Rare first printing of a portion of Twain's classic book "Life on the Mississippi" as magazine content. Copies of Atlantic Monthly from early years usually survived in bound hardcover volumes. and these fragile individual copies are scarce.

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Books Northwest US (US)
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2006
Title
Old Times on the Mississippi [Installment VI]
Author
Mark Twain
Format/binding
Paper covers
Book condition
Used - Fair
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1
Edition
First
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
H.O. Houghton and Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1875
Size
6 1/2" x 9 3/4"
Keywords
Mark Twain first edition
Size
6 1/2" x 9 3/4"

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